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Nov
8
2019
A day to celebrate or first-generation college students!
Nov
8
2019
Education research and technology company EAB has honored Baylor University as a co-winner of the 2019 Student Success Collaborative-Technology Pioneer Award, which recognizes Baylor as an institution that consistently is on the leading edge when it comes to technology by testing new solutions to advance student success.
Nov
6
2019
Baylor University’s Assistant Director of Student Success Initiatives, Outreach & Assessment Program Manager, Carroll Crowson, will be presenting a ConnecTED talk about her student success podcast at the annual Connected conference in Washington D.C.
Oct
16
2019
The Store, a food pantry on Baylor’s campus offering students access to a variety of food and hygiene items, serves as a resource for students experiencing food insecurity and seeks to normalize reaching out for support during the school year.
Oct
9
2019
Baylor’s Office of Academic Support Programs in the Paul L. Foster Success Center is dedicated to personally helping students succeed through a range of academic resources.
Oct
8
2019
Food insecurity goes beyond hunger. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as the lack of “access by all people at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life” due to insufficient socioeconomic resources.
Sep
9
2019
Not every student is the same, so not every student needs the exact same resources during their years at Baylor. That’s where Student Success Initiatives (SSI) comes in.
Aug
29
2019
Baylor’s First in Line program provides support and guidance to first-generation college students while they adjust to a new environment, prepping them for their future endeavors.
Aug
29
2019
Baylor graduate students are ready to assist undergrads with their daily schedules both inside and outside the classroom.
Aug
2
2019
In a state where the majority of students in public schools are Hispanic and where Hispanics are projected to outnumber Anglos in the general population within the next three years, Texas Baptist universities are preparing for change.
Jul
22
2019
Carroll, a senior from Plano, Texas, is one of 25 students in Baylor’s Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, known nationally as the McNair Scholars Program, which aims to prepare first-generation and underrepresented students to acquire the knowledge, skills and experiences to navigate a path to a Ph.D. The program launched in the 2017-18 academic year after Baylor was awarded a renewable five-year grant from the Department of Education.
May
13
2019
The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced that Baylor University has been selected among the Center’s inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions.
Apr
25
2019
Most Baylor students are required to take four semesters of foreign language for their major, but what about those who have learning disabilities? Baylor offers special courses through OALA for students with language based learning disabilities, to these students taking a traditional language class can feel impossible to pass.
Feb
28
2019
Michelle Cohenour, director of student success initiatives, said the pantry sees a variety of students each month and tries to meet everyone’s needs.
Feb
25
2019
The Board of Regents committed to funding The Store after they heard a presentation on food insecurity from Baylor students on Friday in their official board meeting.
Feb
14
2019
The podcast, that is currently on it’s second season, is focused on teaching students new study skills and habits through their peers.
Jan
29
2019
Baylor University and McLennan Community College solidified their partnership with the signing of a new Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people across the region.
Sep
16
2018
Baylor continues to grow more diverse and more academically prestigious than ever, as it welcomes in its highest achieving class to date according to Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.
Sep
13
2018
Baylor University’s 25 inaugural McNair Scholars are ready to soar, like the program’s namesake Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a laser physicist and NASA astronaut who was inspired to work hard and persevere in his studies by his family and by a teacher who recognized and believed in his scientific potential.
Sep
13
2018
Baylor's McNair Scholars conducted groundbreaking research over the summer on subjects ranging from military history to media literacy. Scholars will present their research at conferences across the United States this fall.
Sep
11
2018
Diversity, retention and graduation rates have all hit record highs in Baylor’s 2018 fall enrollment numbers. The Class of 2022 is the most academically qualified first-year class in Baylor's history.
Apr
27
2018
On April 23rd, the McNair Scholars Program at Baylor University inducted its Inaugural Class of 24 scholars. The McNair Scholars Program is in honor of Dr. Ronald E. McNair who lost his life during the ill-fated U.S. Challenger space shuttle mission. The McNair Scholars Program is a federally funded program (one of the TRIO Programs funded by the Department of Education) mandated by Congress.
Apr
25
2018
The first group of Baylor undergraduate students participating in their Baylor2 Law School Program (B2B Law) are graduating this May. As part of the program, the students receive scholarships and conditional admission to Baylor Law School
Nov
28
2017
Baylor will open “The Store,” a food pantry located in the basement of Sid Richardson on Dec. 1. This will officially launch the first phase of a project to ensure that all students have reliable access to nutritious food.
Oct
13
2017
For U.S. service members, transitioning from active-duty to civilian life is tough. For many, starting college years after most people do, makes things more difficult.
A program at Baylor, called the Veteran Educational and Transition Services or VETS, is trying to help with that transition. The program started in 2012.
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